Providence lands commitment from Class of 2015 three-star wing
Providence made a late move and landed a prep school shooting guard this week as three-star Class of 2015 guard Ricky Council II committed to the Friars and head coach Ed Cooley. A native of North Carolina, the 6-foot-4 Council had Division I offers out of Northern Durham High School, but opted to do a prep year at Moravian Prep to get higher offers.
After a handful of high-major programs watched Council this fall and winter, Providence and Cooley were the first high-major program to offer and Council decided the Big East was best for him.
Noted for an ability to hit perimeter shots, Council went for 53 points in a game earlier this season: